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2010-12-28 06:00:00

LISLE, Ill., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- McCain Foods, the world's largest maker of frozen prepared potatoes, has joined the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) in its pledge to reduce obesity, especially among children aged 6 to 11, by 2015. McCain Foods will provide support for programs and activities designed to help people achieve a healthy weight by balancing energy (calories) consumed with energy expended through physical activity. Today, many Americans are consuming...

2010-12-24 07:55:06

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Got milk? If you do, you may be reducing your risk of diabetes and not even know it. Natural substances in dairy fat have been identified as substantially reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to this study. The compound, trans-palmitoleic acid, is a fatty acid found in milk, cheese, yogurt, and butter, and is no produced in the body so it must come from the diet. The authors explain that trans-palmitoleic acid may underlie epidemiological evidence in...

2010-12-07 00:00:41

U.S. adults, across all generations, understand the principles of healthy eating. While the majority of adults recognize the need to eat healthy, their translation into healthy eating behavior varies by generation, according to a new report by The NPD Group, a leading market research company. Chicago, IL (Vocus) December 6, 2010 U.S. adults, across all generations, understand the principles of healthy eating. While the majority of adults recognize the need to eat healthy, their translation...

2010-11-02 00:00:38

It certainly was not an overnight success but a tremendous success nonetheless. The independent documentary inGREEDients is a film about diet and disease that is being praised for the entertaining delivery of its important educational message. Land O Lakes, FL (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 It certainly was not an overnight success but a tremendous success nonetheless. The independent documentary inGREEDients is a film about diet and disease that is being praised for the entertaining delivery of...

2010-10-21 14:00:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) will host a live audio webcast at www.smartbalance.com on November 4, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss 2010 third-quarter financial results, which will be issued at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET the same day. The webcast will be in listen-only mode and the webcast link can be found in the website's Investor Center, in Investor Info under Upcoming Events. Investors and analysts may participate via conference...

2010-10-19 07:15:00

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef Boyardee®, a brand of ConAgra Foods, has launched Club Mum (http://www.ClubMum.net), an easy-to-navigate online community for moms to share insider experiences, ideas and helpful hints about family mealtime and other popular topics. Led by a panel of four popular bloggers, Club Mum - a play on moms being 'mum' about their best-kept secrets - is a new forum for moms to connect online and share their tips for how they deliver the...

2010-10-13 14:03:31

Nutrition rating systems and symbols on the fronts of food packaging would be most useful to shoppers if they highlighted four nutrients of greatest concern "“ calories, saturated fat, trans fat, and sodium "“ says a new report from the Institute of Medicine. These food components are routinely overconsumed and associated most strongly with diet-related health problems affecting many Americans, including obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, and certain...

2010-10-06 14:52:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced the opening of the Bunge Ingredient Innovation Center (BIIC) for Edible Oils & Carbohydrates in Bradley, Ill. This center combines Bunge's food ingredient innovation and pilot plant facilities into one location. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101006/NY77986 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101006/NY77986 ) "As a global leader in...

2010-10-06 09:19:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Alan Gever discussed the Company's strategies and progress to date at the Craig-Hallum Capital Alpha Select Conference. The presentation was in New York, NY at 9:40 a.m. ET on Wednesday, October 6, 2010. "Smart Balance is well-positioned to capitalize on trends in the marketplace including concerns about health and an aging population. According to a recent survey,...

2010-10-04 07:00:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) is launching Smart Balance(TM) Lactose-Free Fat Free and Calcium milk, the latest addition to its popular line of enhanced milks and innovative heart healthier products. The makers of Smart Balance created the lactose-free products to meet the needs of the estimated 50 million people in the U.S. who are lactose intolerant and cannot digest milk products. "We are pleased to offer lactose-free milks which taste great...


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Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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